Open Positions

Technical assistant (f/m/d)
part-time (50%) MTA, BTA, CTA or equivalent training

To support our research groups of Ulm University and external companies/academic institutions in using our Core Facility LMD, we are looking for a

The Core Facility „Laser Microdissection“ (LMD) is a member of the cross-faculty Center for Translational Imaging MoMAN. This core facility of the Faculty of Medicine under the direction of Prof. Dr. Stefan Britsch has a fully equipped PALM MicroBeam (Zeiss). The system offers a method for the contamination-free separation and collection of cells to be analyzed from tissue samples or cell cultures.

Your tasks:

  • To support research projects, you are confident in cell culture and microscopy (Laser Microdissection) and organize workflows with internal and external partners.
  • You will instruct core facility users in the technology of catapult laser microdissection, sample preparation, further processing and analysis of microdissection.
  • As part of the full service, you will be responsible for sample preparation and processing.
  • You will organize appointment management, ordering and equipment maintenance for the core facility.

 Our offer:

  • Collaboration in a committed, collegial team
  • Interesting and varied laboratory work with the opportunity to work independently and autonomously after training
  • Payment according to TV-L with annual special payment and company pension scheme
  • Support in balancing work and family life
  • A wide range of training and further education opportunities as well as company health promotion
  • The position is part-time (50%), initially limited until 30.11.2026 as a parental leave replacement with option on extension.

Your profile:

  • Completed training as an MTA, BTA or CTA or equivalent training
  • Knowledge of cell culture, PCR, cloning, cultivation and transfection of mammalian cells, isolation and purification of nucleic acids, histological techniques
  • Team orientation and a high sense of responsibility
  • Collegiality and enjoyment of work
  • Good knowledge of English


Please apply send your complete application documents by e-mail by 15.03.2024 to

Prof. Dr. Stefan Britsch
Institute of Molecular and Cellular Anatomy
University of Ulm
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
D-89081 Ulm
Phone: 0731 500 23101

Recruitment is carried out by the hospital administration on behalf of the state of Baden-Württemberg. Persons with severe disabilities will be given priority if they are equally qualified. Ulm University Hospital aims to increase the proportion of women in those areas in which they are underrepresented. Applications are invited from suitably qualified women.


Professor Dr. Stefan Britsch
Institute of Molecular & Cellular Anatomy,
Ulm University
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
89081 Ulm
Tel. +49 731 500-23101

Mailto: stefan.britsch(at)